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Kamala Harris Birtherism is Happening. Already. Seriously.

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That didn’t take long.

An adviser to President Donald Trump’s re-election team on Thursday revived a long-debunked conspiracy theory about Sen. Kamala Harris’s legal eligibility to serve in high office.

Jenna Ellis, a legal adviser with Trump 2020, retweeted an article questioning whether Harris was eligible to be president or vice-president, because the senator’s parents were immigrants. As she could surely learn with a quick search, the answer is yes. Harris, a natural-born U.S. citizen from Oakland, California, is allowed to hold those offices. 

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